[Use of polymerase chain reaction for the diagnosis of central nervous system infections].

@article{Zambrano2006UseOP,
  title={[Use of polymerase chain reaction for the diagnosis of central nervous system infections].},
  author={Yelitza Zambrano and Anna Chiarello and Ala{\'i}n Soca and Iris Villalobos and Miguel Marrero and Maritza Soler and Jos{\'e} Laferte and Maritza Alvarez},
  journal={Investigacion clinica},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 4},
  pages={337-47}
}
In the present work, the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay and his variants RT-PCR and Multiplex PCR were applied for the detection of specific sequences of Enterovirus, Human Herpes viruses (Herpes simple virus, Human Herpes virus type 6, Cytomegalovirus, Epstein Barr virus, and Varicella Zoster), Human Immunodeficiency virus, Toxoplasma gondii, Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycoplasma pneumoniae in patients' cohorts grouped by medical suspicion of meningoencephalitis. Of 326 samples of… CONTINUE READING